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TTIP: what’s in it for social partners?

We must seize trade and investment opportunities to make sure the EU stays strong on the world scene and shapes globalisation, BUSINESSEUROPE Director General Markus J. Beyrer said at the event “TTIP : what’s in it for social partners?” organised by the European Economic and Social Committee in cooperation with the Luxembourg Presidency. The high-level event on 17 November saw the participation among others of the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz, the Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel, European Commissioner Cecilia Malsmtröm and EP INTA Chairman Bernd Lange. The EU and the USA are strategic partners sharing many important values based on democracy, the rule of law and respect of human rights. We have an opportunity to set high-level standards that promote innovation and investment while generating wider and better choice of goods and services.  Therefore we expect TTIP to go much beyond any other existing agreement signed by either party and to deliver good results for companies both big and small, consumers and workers.  (Photo copyright: EESC 2015)

Last updated: 24 November 2015